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How to register and access

Step 1 - Use the University Subscription to Register

To  get access to you need to register using the University's subscription.

Don't use the "Subscribe" option on the homepage, this is for individual subscribers only.

You'll find the subscription for on the A-Z Databases List  or you can access the link here.

This will take you to the University of St Andrews SSO page, where you enter your standard University of St Andrews username and password:

Step 2: Create an account on

You need to use your email address to register.

Once you've signed in via the SSO page, you're taken to the Welcome to page:

Complete the registration form. registration page




  • use your email address



  • your password must be at least 6 characters, letters and numbers only


  • Complete all fields marked *













  • Read the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy, and Cookies Policy, and tick the box "I confirm that I have read and agreed to...."


  • By default the box confirming you all to contact you is selected, if you want to opt-out untick the box


  • Click Join

Step 3: Confirmation email

You'll receive a confirmation email from  If this goes to your Junk folder you'll need to add to safe contacts if you opted to receive any email notifications when you registered